Sewing Sew Sew

What have I gotten myself into now??  I just finished the nieces baby quilt last, last, last Thursday (3 ago).  Now here I am starting ANOTHER quilt??  (For my Sister-in-law, Shirley- ya know, the one I promised Brother last January???)  Am I crazy??  (Well, that’s already well established, no need to answer!)

AND!!!!  I’m planning to do a Thanksgiving dress for PP!!!!!   I AM INSANE!!!

Just purchased the Thanksgiving material, (and Christmas too, if I MUST confess) for PP, on Veteran’s Day.

It was on sale!!  60% off the harvest, and 50% off Christmas!!  With a 40% off coupon!!!  I HAD to buy it!! Right then!!

(Even though I had to borrow the money, totally worth it!! to me, anyway!!)

I’m gonna be busier than “2 squirrels in a wool sock”!  (Thanks, Cindy D. for that saying!)

Shirley did come over and cut up all the squares, which I can’t do.  (Remember that pesky little wreck, back in February??

Boy, I do.  Every time I try to use my left arm!)

Here they are, in all their freshly cut glory:

cut quilt squares

Shirley’s squares

 

 

 

Gorgeous colors!  Brother picked them out, and he’s color blind!  Kudos to him!

 

 

Here is the material for PP’s Thanksgiving dress.  I just love these turkeys!!  Who could resist such cuteness??

cartoon turkey material

And I’m going to!

 

And ta-da!  Behold the Christmas dress raw materials.  PP picked these out herself!!  What an eye!

Oops!  I forgot to take that pic, again!  Bad slogger, bad slogger!   Meantime, please enjoy this lovely

Pic of Jackie and JFK, in their Christmas outfits.   Off to take that pesky pic!   (Unless I forget again….)

JFK Jackie Christmas tree

KN-C25669 12 December 1962 President and Mrs. Kennedy pose in front of the White House Christmas Tree during the Staff Christmas Reception. White House, Entrance Hall. Photograph by Robert Knudsen, White House, in the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Okay, so now I gotta chain myself to the machine again!  Hope I get let off for Thanksgiving dinner!  (Well, that will probably depend on how fast I get the turkey dress done!!)  If you don’t hear from me in about a week, please send food and water!!

Medicinal Meyhem

I worked in the bathroom again.

The right drawer was frightful.

Right Side Drawer

Right Side Drawer

I probably could have stocked a small pharmacy outta there!

Here’s what I purged:

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Don’t worry, it was donated, not trashed.

Then, this:

 Expired Stuff

Expired Stuff

😦

But, here’s the good part:

The After

The After

Looks so much better.

Then it was the medicine cabinet’s turn.

This is my medicine cabinet.

20150606_233912I know, the mirror in a mirror thing freaks me out too!

This is my medicine cabinet on drugs.

Before

Before

Really doesn’t look all that bad.

Here’s what I purged:

20150519_220710Expired.  Not good.    😦

20150519_220736Donated to my Sis.  She loves Olay, I don’t.   Yes, I got it back in my couponing days.

So, after all that purging, what could possibly be left?

I’m glad you asked.  

Looking good! (If I do say so myself.)

Looking good! (If I do say so myself.)

Mayhem Marginalized.

Here I am!

I’m Baaaack!

There’s more than 1 way to skin a cat!  I figured out a way to get Internet— wait for it—- wait for it

I got a smartphone!  Now, I was perfectly happy with my old dumb phone.   But I craved the Internet so much, something had to be done.  So, I took a deep breath, and dove into the deep waters of “Which one do I get?”

Mine is not this exact model. Close enough

Mine is not this exact model. Close en

It took me a little while, but I can now answer incoming calls!   YAY!!

And, I can even Facebook!

And, of course, it’s purple!

So, now, I can take my very own pix, and post to this blog.  Er, um, if I can figure out how to use the camera, and the email….

New Dispenser

This was my soap dispenser after I threw away the pretty, rose one.

Classy, huh?

Classy, huh?

This is the pretty rose one, in case you forgot.

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But then I bought a plain, white plastic one and had it spray painted purple.  Gorgeous , huh? And cheap too!

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Also, here is the ugly (even though it’s purple) plastic glass (well, what do you call ’em?) I used as a toothbrush holder.

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Now here is my new,pretty, purple one, that’s a real toothbrush holder!

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(It was a cheap white plastic one too, that was sprayed painted).

Spray Paint is the best invention since Finger Paint! (HA! Bet you thought I was gonna say sliced bread, didn’t ya? huh? LOL)

Now my bathroom is a little bit prettier, with no old, broken or misused pieces. YAY!